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Appendix G2: Original Food Guide Pyramid Patterns and Description of USDA Analyses

Addendum A: EPA and DHA Content of Fish Species
(Data From NDB SR 16-1)(Fish listed in bold indicate the form of the fish used in the analysis—usually the most commonly eaten, without added fat.)
Fish Species and Description DHA per 100 g EPA per 100 g DHA+EPA per 100 g DHA+EPA per 85 g (3 oz.)
Crustaceans, crab, Alaska king, cooked, moist heat 0.118 0.295 0.413 0.351
Crustaceans, crab, blue, cooked, moist heat 0.231 0.243 0.474 0.403
Crustaceans, crab, Dungeness, cooked, moist heat 0.113 0.281 0.394 0.335
Crustaceans, crab, queen, cooked, moist heat 0.145 0.332 0.477 0.405
Crustaceans, crayfish, mixed species, farmed, cooked, moist heat 0.038 0.124 0.162 0.138
Crustaceans, crayfish, mixed species, wild, cooked, moist heat 0.047 0.119 0.166 0.141
Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat 0.031 0.053 0.084 0.071
Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 0.144 0.171 0.315 0.268
Crustaceans, spiny lobster, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 0.139 0.341 0.480 0.408
Fish, anchovy, European, raw 0.911 0.538 1.449 1.232
Fish, anchovy, European, canned in oil, drained solids 1.292 0.763 2.055 1.747
Fish, bass, freshwater, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.458 0.305 0.763 0.649
Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat 0.750 0.217 0.967 0.822
Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat 0.665 0.323 0.988 0.840
Fish, turbot, cooked, dry heat 0.123 0.09 0.213 0.181
Fish, carp, cooked, dry heat 0.146 0.305 0.451 0.383
Fish, catfish, channel, farmed, cooked, dry heat 0.128 0.049 0.177 0.150
Fish, catfish, channel, wild, cooked, dry heat 0.137 0.100 0.237 0.201
Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 3.800 2.741 6.541 5.560
Fish, cod, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 0.154 0.004 0.158 0.134
Fish, cod, Pacific, cooked, dry heat 0.173 0.103 0.276 0.235
Fish, croaker, Atlantic, raw 0.097 0.123 0.22 0.187
Fish, dolphin fish, cooked, dry heat 0.113 0.026 0.139 0.118
Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat 0.368 0.295 0.663 0.564
Fish, eel, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.081 0.108 0.189 0.161
Fish, fish portions and sticks, frozen, preheated 0.128 0.086 0.214 0.182
Fish, flatfish (flounder and sole species), cooked, dry heat 0.258 0.243 0.501 0.426
Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.213 0.035 0.248 0.211
Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat 0.162 0.076 0.238 0.202
Fish, halibut, Atlantic and Pacific, cooked, dry heat 0.374 0.091 0.465 0.395
Fish, halibut, Greenland, cooked, dry heat 0.504 0.674 1.178 1.001
Fish, herring, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 1.105 0.909 2.014 1.712
Fish, herring, Atlantic, kippered 1.179 0.97 2.149 1.827
Fish, herring, Pacific, cooked, dry heat 0.883 1.242 2.125 1.806
Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry heat 0.130 0.133 0.263 0.224
Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 0.699 0.504 1.203 1.023
Fish, mackerel, king, cooked, dry heat 0.227 0.174 0.401 0.341
Fish, mackerel, Pacific and jack, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 1.195 0.653 1.848 1.571
Fish, mackerel, Spanish, cooked, dry heat 0.952 0.294 1.246 1.059
Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat 0.148 0.18 0.328 0.279
Fish, ocean perch, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 0.271 0.103 0.374 0.318
Fish, perch, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.223 0.101 0.324 0.275
Fish, pike, northern, cooked, dry heat 0.095 0.042 0.137 0.116
Fish, pike, walleye, cooked, dry heat 0.288 0.11 0.398 0.338
Fish, pollock, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 0.451 0.091 0.542 0.461
Fish, pompano, Florida, cooked, dry heat ?? ?? ?? 0.620 est
Fish, rockfish, Pacific, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.262 0.181 0.443 0.377
Fish, roe, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 1.747 1.26 3.007 2.556
Fish, roe, mixed species, raw 1.363 0.983 2.346 1.994
Fish, roughy, orange, raw 0 0.001 0.001 0.001
Fish, sablefish, cooked, dry heat 0.920 0.867 1.787 1.519
Fish, sablefish, smoked 0.945 0.891 1.836 1.561
Fish, salmon, Atlantic, farmed, cooked, dry heat 1.457 0.69 2.147 1.825
Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, cooked, dry heat 1.429 0.411 1.84 1.564
Fish, salmon, Chinook, cooked, dry heat 0.727 1.01 1.737 1.476
Fish, salmon, chum, cooked, dry heat 0.505 0.299 0.804 0.683
Fish, salmon, chum, drained solids with bone 0.702 0.473 1.175 0.999
Fish, salmon, coho, farmed, cooked, dry heat 0.871 0.408 1.279 1.087
Fish, salmon, coho, wild, cooked, dry heat 0.658 0.401 1.059 0.900
Fish, salmon, pink, cooked, dry heat 0.751 0.537 1.288 1.095
Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 0.700 0.53 1.23 1.046
Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone 0.509 0.473 0.982 0.835
Fish, scup, raw (Porgy—assigned to low omega-3 group) no data no data no data no data
Fish, sea bass, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.556 0.206 0.762 0.648
Fish, sea trout, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.265 0.211 0.476 0.405
Fish, shad, American, raw 1.321 1.086 2.407 2.046
Fish, shark, mixed species, raw 0.527 0.316 0.843 0.717
Fish, sheepshead, cooked, dry heat 0.107 0.083 0.19 0.162
Fish, smelt, rainbow, cooked, dry heat 0.536 0.353 0.889 0.756
Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.273 0.048 0.321 0.273
Fish, spot, cooked, dry heat 0.526 0.282 0.808 0.687
Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.119 0.249 0.368 0.313
Fish, sucker, white, cooked, dry heat 0.371 0.244 0.615 0.523
Fish, sunfish, pumpkin seed, cooked, dry heat 0.092 0.047 0.139 0.118
Fish, swordfish, cooked, dry heat 0.681 0.138 0.819 0.696
Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat 0.733 0.172 0.905 0.769
Fish, trout, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.677 0.259 0.936 0.796
Fish, trout, rainbow, farmed, cooked, dry heat 0.820 0.334 1.154 0.981
Fish, trout, rainbow, wild, cooked, dry heat 0.520 0.468 0.988 0.840
Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat 1.141 0.363 1.504 1.278
Fish, tuna, light, canned in oil, drained solids 0.101 0.027 0.128 0.109
Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, drained solids 0.223 0.047 0.27 0.230
Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat 0.237 0.091 0.328 0.279
Fish, tuna, white, canned in water, drained solids 0.629 0.233 0.862 0.733
Fish, tuna, yellowfin, fresh, cooked, dry heat 0.232 0.047 0.279 0.237
Fish, whitefish, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 1.206 0.406 1.612 1.370
Fish, whiting, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 0.235 0.283 0.518 0.440
Fish, wolffish, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 0.405 0.393 0.798 0.678
Frog legs, raw     0.034 0.020
Mollusks, abalone, mixed species, raw 0 0.049 0.049 0.042
Mollusks, clam, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 0.146 0.138 0.284 0.241
Mollusks, conch, baked or broiled 0.072 0.048 0.12 0.102
Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat 0.132 0.078 0.21 0.179
Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat 0.506 0.276 0.782 0.665
Mollusks, octopus, common, cooked, moist heat 0.162 0.152 0.314 0.267
Mollusks, oyster, eastern, farmed, cooked, dry heat 0.211 0.229 0.44 0.374
Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, dry heat 0.291 0.26 0.551 0.468
Mollusks, oyster, Pacific, cooked, moist heat 0.500 0.876 1.376 1.170
Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried 0.103 0.086 0.18 0.161
Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat 0.012 0.008 0.02 0.017

 

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